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proud of this kind of public-private partnership to move the city forward. now join me in welcoming the city's first asian american mayor and i'm very proud to say a member of the lee tribe, the 43rd mayor of san francisco, ed lee. (applause). >> thank you, judy, very much for that introduction. good morning, everyone. >> good morning. >> it's great to be here at the san francisco chamber and of course the center for economic development here, your breakfast for 2012, it's my pleasure to be here. i walked in as ed from wells fargo was talking and i just wanted to make sure you knew, i am eternally grateful it the chamber, to wells fargo for helping me create 5,200 jobs for our kids. that's a wonderful accomplishment. i've been your mayor for almost two years now and everybody is coming up to me and asking, are you enjoying it? you know, some of the politics in the city it's hard to enjoy but i will say honestly to steve fox, to the chamber and judy and all of you working together to keep our city successful, i do enjoy creating jobs. and when you see our youth get those paid in
know, some of the politics in the city it's hard to enjoy but i will say honestly to steve fox, to the chamber and judy and all of you working together to keep our city successful, i do enjoy creating jobs. and when you see our youth get those paid internships or get that summer job at a number of all of your or starbucks, even, or the jamba juice and all the others and the nonprofits as well as our city departments and you see the gleam in their eye that they can really be part of this community in san francisco, that's something i really do enjoy and i will continue enjoying that for this whole 4 years term, even though i will avoid all the politics as much as i can. but i want to begin by saying that since i started, as judy mentioned earlier, san francisco businesses have created 22,500 jobs as my start, including 13,000 new jobs in technology and industry alone. unemployment dropped from 9.6 when i started to 7.4 percent, third lowest in the state, and i said in other jurisdictions, i'll say it again, i think we contribute to marin and san mateo because we buy all the wi
keep a city or any government frasa:@r protectinge health of their people. we cannot regulate the health of our people because of a federal regulation. that's ridiculous. in fact, the federal regulation is much, much more narrow than that. the second thing is the at&t argument that the issue that they're worried about is tissue warming. it's a very typical thing in industry for the industry to throw out a kind of red herring that throws you off track. the one thing we know about microwaves from experience is it does not generally warm things. the effect on the body is much more precise than that. and it really is out of respect that this body did the right thing tonight that i'm bringing that to your attention tonight. >> president chiu: are there any other speakers? please step up. >> good evening, supervisors. what a night. i feel relieved but not in any way jubilant. i wanted to give you some comment about public comment. i've stood in these chambers a number of times and watched certain supervisors chastise members of the public for how they've given their public comment a
. this project needs to be resolved. otherwise, the benefit to the city and a personal view and not approving this project is you probably have a building that sits vacant for many more years. if the person who has the building now can't afford to invest the money and create two units they won't find -- unless someone is independently wealthy. would rather have this family or have a vacant? we are not in a situation where we can do this. unfortunately that is the case here. >> commissioners, motion on the floor as to approve the project as proposed by the project sponsor. on that motion. (voting) motion passes, 5-2, commissioners moore and wu voting against. >> general public comment? i would like to close the meeting in memory of a gentleman named frank -- property owner at fisherman's wharf, our neighbor next door for the wax museum for three generations. his father and my grandfather spent lunches together, father spent a lot of time with frankie. with that the meeting is adjourned. here to introduce the mayor of san francisco, forecast sf sponsor and regional vice president health syste
? >> excuse me. the police commission will hold a spefsh meeting at a location other than city hall. it will meet in the southern district at the south of market recreation center auditor um at 270, 6th street, san francisco, on wednesday, october 17th, 2012. at 6:00 p.m. comments to the public and southern station, acting captain steven bomo concerning the southern district. >> i was waiting for the clock to come on so it is still off. so i will speak. i am not going to take two minutes any way. briefly, commissioners, good evening. i just want to make reference to the so-called electronic control weapons that i believe are the tasers. and while we are not calling them tasers, that the public is familiar with. and two, that you are going to have these actual community meetings and schedule will there be posted on buses or newspapers with the media or the people to actually see or will they be listed on the site because part of the problem is the public at large is that when they tis the certain events they put it on buses and put out 1400 posters and get a community to show up. in
's been a collaborative effort in the city as well. i want to next introduce mohammed nuru director of public works who was instrumental in helping us launch this project. (applause) >> thank you. i'll keep it brief. i just want to say thank you to the department of public health for being a great partner with dpw. we've had a good opportunity to be able to renovate many of our health centers. we are building the new hospital and today this very, very great project. the project from dpw, we provided architectural design. we provided engineering and construction management. and i'd like to thank the team that worked on the project real quick, the project's architect, lamont and banito, please give them a hand. (applause) >> from the engineering james ing and ray louie, give them a hand. (applause) >> and for construction administration jose gordato. (applause) >> and, of course, from the public health side, mark primo from dpw, [speaker not understood] who both led these projects. a little quick note about the project itself, the building is over 100 years old. and while all this wor
city. i had them for over 40 years. they're gone but with that said i started two successful businesses in san francisco. i have a childrens' foundation "one children at a time inc." and did jobs around the world and every nickel i raised go to helping the kids. i will bring a strong budget control initiative to san francisco and i will show it by opening my district office in either on ocean avenue, lake side, and out of the money they give i will take a part of that fund and pay for that office in san francisco, but i will open it in the district so i will serve the people. bob squirey. i appreciate your support. >> thank you. mr. rogers. >> i am glen rogers and a native son of san francisco. i went to school here wanting to do public service and i went to sonoma state and majored in sociology and when i graduated i joined the peace corps in afghanistan. after returning i saw some lovely places and i wanted to be a landscape architect. i went to colpolly pomona and encouraged me to get involved in politics. i have been working on projects like civic centers, parks, f
quad droople the number of solar roofs we created 28 companies and created 450 jobs in the city and making san francisco the solar capitol of california. when people were losing their homes here in san francisco in call, there is plenty of talk and discussion about what to do, we commissioned the first report of its kind to make sure that there were facts behind the dialogue, and because of those facts that came out in our report, looking at foreclosures, finding fraud and finding inappropriate activities that happened by the lenders, action was taken and the home owner's bill of rights and i was proud to be one of the co-sponsors of the piece of legislation in the state. when people talk about fixing education, i first and foremost have that personal experience going into the public schools and going to uc berkeley and seeing my daughter attend a kindergarten every day. and i can tell you that there is no more important issue in our state than education and what we are doing. we need to make sure that it is a priority and it is getting funded and we can't continue to fund highe
is to be the best districts of the state of california, and the city and county of san francisco, this past couple of years in the sonoma county as well and going back and representing the west tip as well. and i want to continue to make sure that we have a strong government, strong and effective state government. and i have talked about the governor nans issue, making sure that we let the majority rule so that we don't have the kind of stall mates that we find currently where the minority party can block what the majority wants to do and so we can have the democracy. i make the point that we didn't become the 8th or 9th largest economy in the world by chance. we became so because for generations we taxed ourselves appropriately and invested in some of the best public structures this world has ever seen, the best k-12 system, the most accessible and affordable higher education system so that children can pursue the hope and dream of a college degree. we invested in water system and transportation systems that works, parks that drew the best and the brightest from around the world so they could pur
park systems in the 40 biggest cities in the country, it rated san francisco as no. 1 in the country. we have the best park system anywhere in the country. that's because of the big investments made by previous generations of san franciscoans. the bad news is that a lot of that infrastructure is 60 to 80 years old and it's worn out and the city identified about 1.4 billion dollars worth of renovation that our park system needs to bring it back up to snuff. the good news is that the city has a long-term capital plan that includes that exact work. we started with the 2008 parks bond, which is already beginning to have a huge positive impact in our parks and recreation facilities all across the city and the 2012 bond is designed to pick up where the 2008 bond loofrbs up and keep moving forward with that effort to renovation playgrounds, trails, open space all across the city. >> george, how would you like to respond? >> i would like to respond first by saying thanks, richard, for inviting me. what has happened to the park system where groups throughout san francisco ar
you, lewis. welcome. this is the beginning of a great number of events in our city, but i have to say fleet week is really one of my best events. it's one that i've celebrated since just being here and senator feinstein helped reignite it. we were very glad for it to just grow. and, of course, it's a week-long recognition of our armed forces, navy, coast guard, marines. they're all represented here today and i want to give a big shout out and shanks for the men and women in our uniforms who are protecting us. as you know, the world isn't safe. there are a lot of things that are happening. we have to always be ready and vigilant. i think a week out of our very busy calendars to recognize men and women is really an extraordinary opportunity to do that. i also want to give a very big thanks to the fleet week association. it's a great blend. and to have the chair, general, it's been wonderful to work with. he's kept us very focused on what we need to do. and then for all departments that have already been signalled out today, it's been wonderful to work with them today, both administrativ
lights headed towards the highrise towards foster city, moving at the limit. elsewhere slow north 101, third to peninsula might ab issue. drive times now up and over the altamont still looking good, heavy out of antioch, a street to loveridge, carquinez bridge to maze east shore freeway just about 20 minutes. >>> 6:02. that love the sound of this, giants are world series -- gotta love the sound of this giants are world series winners after sweeping in detroit. kira klapper begins our live team coverage in the mission district. >> reporter: certainly the morning after here on mission street. crowds thousands of fans were crowding mission street hours ago i'll step aside so you can see the aftermath. a little destruction, trash piles, charred, still in the mid the street commuters having to go around it. the piles were bigger garbage instructions and street sweeping vehicles have been through the last few hours. it is not as bad as it was. let's show you this incredible youtube video. at mission and 22nd it was police vs. part at the scene of a big bonfire, two rows of riot gear stood a
channel 2 morning news. >>> a candidate for oakland city council is now talking about being gunned he was standing near his car and he said he felt something poke him in the back and he has a plan on cutting back on oakland a crime rate. >> i hear, crime i crime being crime and no, i feel it fuss hand. >> they told him to run away and so far police have not released any information. >> it shows a fender bender led up to last year's shooting. p coming up, the plea from family members. >>> with the dead's crossed clinch, that is according to the oakland tribune, they are requiring officers to work over time. currently they have 62 police officers compared to 83 officer just in the idea stable. and highway patrol officers while did candidates complete training. >>> lube which was last seen getting into a car. he is 29. this was yesterday mark lane. the car is tan or silver colored, if you see them call police. >>> more people are asking them to drop cover and hold on. it is decided it has come after the earthquake and more than 9 million people are expected to participate in this mornin
if needed once it goes to city hall. now i was told that oakland city administrator will meet with council members and advise them on ways to prevent another shut down. the city council members would not provide us any details on. >> we have new rules but we're not enforcing them, that's why i think it got to the level that it got. >> reporter: now there's several private security guards walking around oakland city hall today. once again we're on our way. the march is on again. people are back out here gathering. we've seen 30 to 40 people out here getting ready to march to city hall. there's a group already at city hall taking part of a protest there. we will march with this group and if something breaks we will bring it to you. if not we will see you tonight at 6:00 for the meeting. until then, paul chambers, ktvu news. >>> ktvu's rita williams with what appears to be a disturbing trend after five shootings in just days. >> reporter: oakland has seen spikes before but this one is dramatic. four killed in oakland in just nine hours, statistics to some, to others the loss of real people
their priorities, all looks, and priorities for the city. jim gardner will moderate a discussion. he has a number of questions. i remind you, if you have questions, hold your cards up. we will gather them. think of the now, and we will get them up to jim. each mayor will speak for a few moments, and then jim will lead the discussion. since oakland is the host city, mayor quan is gracious enough to allow mayor lee to go first. please welcome gregory adams, president of tiger foundation -- kaiser foundation health plan, a highly respected leader in health care. greg adams. [applause] >> thank you, mary. just a few modifications to your statistics. kaiser permanente in northern california actually has 65,000 employees, 21 medical centers, and we actually have about $700 million a year in our community benefit programs. also, i just wanted to note that one of the eliminates -- eliminate -- the lemonades in open was the new kaiser permanente part, and if you have not had an opportunity to see it, you really should. kaiser permanente is pleased to be partnering with the san francisco business times, th
overnight. unprecedented walls of water destroy the coastline and slam new york city. so much of the skyline plunged into darkness. a record-breaking loss of power. floodwaters pour into tunnels. hospitals forced to evacuate. >> oh, my goodness. it is an infant. >> now, new dangers. >> never being force to leave, not by water. not by flood, not by sandy, but by fire. >> nine states under a state of emergency right now. all the latest on the catastrophic damage, dramatic rescues and where the storm is headed next. our extreme weather team, live, in the storm zone. "good morning america's" special coverage starts, right now. >>> and good morning to all our viewers in the west. we're coming to you live right now. and lure yooking at the scene overnight in parts of new york city. the fires rage. entire neighborhoods burned up. over 50 homes destroyed. we've got new information pouring in every minute. this storm has been deadly. taken at least 17 lives so far. >> and there are so many scenes of devastation at this hour. from sandy, as we come on the air on the west coast, the damage is still unf
city. >> three people were injured overnight when flood waters made it difficult to get on the scene of a fire. >> we have live team coverage this morning, but we will begin with danielle leigh in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: people are trying to get back to normal and laying out picnic tables and chairs. that said, the threat from hurricane sandy has passed. there is danger out there throughout most of the northeast. the communities are climbing out of a watery mess. sandy beat the eastern seaboard with a vengeance. >> we don't know if we have bodies out there. that is why we are on the road. >> reporter: streets that look like rivers and landmarks ripped apart have crews working over time today. >> i know people woke up to devastation. >> i was on the phone with fema at 2:00 a.m. to answer the questions they needed answered to get that designation. >> reporter: the atlantic boardwalk once packed with tourists is filled with debris and the roller coaster is surrounded by ocean. beach communities are digging out from the dunes that once protected them. >> it will be a while cle
to possibly middle 90s redwood city could hit 93° today. coast warmer than yesterday, throw upper 70s. a lot of sunshine today and a lot of heat. if you are going to be out in the sun drink plenty of fluids try to find shade, light colored, loose fitting clothing. cooling trend we'll talk about in a if you minutes. >>> good morning. sonoma highway 12 an accident wires down at that intersection. elsewhere earlier accident north 101 at 280 in the daly city area has been cleared. north 101 at cesar shah resident roadwork until 5:00 this morning. marin county, -- shp issuing a team alert -- chp issuing a speed team alert they will be out in force. >>> race against time in the search for two missing fishermen whose boat capsized in the ocean off the san mateo county coast. kira klapper joins us from the coast guard station. >> reporter: the coast guard has been searching overnight, on the water and by helicopter, still searching for those two men missing since yesterday morning. video from yesterday morning after the boat washed up on the rocks 11:30 you can see it crash and overturned, the boat
york city, the subway system could be closed for days because of historic flooding. our correspondents are on the ground across the east covering the impact of superstorm sandy. >>> we begin our coverage in hard-hit new york city. president obama has just declared a state of emergency in new york and new jersey. jim axelrod is at battery park in manhattan, which was inundated with water. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. high tide has come here. at least in this part of battery park, the water is not threatening to come over the wall, which is at least one piece of good news in a city that is facing more than its share of trouble. superstorm sandy made landfall late monday. a wet and windy nightmare. >> we knew that this was going to be a very dangerous storm and the storm has met our expectations. >> reporter: actually, sandy exceeded them. around 9:00 pm the storm produced a record surge at battery park in manhattan, 14.88 feet breaching the sea wall and flooding the area. manhattan's waterfront seemed to disappear as the surge
. this morning entire sections of atlantic city are underwater. >> people who decided to ride out the storm were left stranded. new jersey governor announced no rescue services until today. >> i cannot in good conscience send them in the dark given all the various hazards that would occur. >> reporter: new york city hit by 13 foot surge of seawater flooding the new ground zero memorial, subway stays and tunnels. -- stations and tunnels. >> reporter: in breezy point, queens, fire destroyed 50 homes. in manhattan, hundreds of patients at this hospital, including babies, had to be evacuated after a back-up generator failed. the city closed all tunnels and bridges, subway and bus service had already been shutdown new york stock exchange closed again today the first time weather has caused it to close for a second day since the 1800s. snow storms in swreufrt jury, fear of flooding in chicago in ocean city maryland, part of the delmarva peninsula freezing rainfall on and off, tahman bradley, maryland. >>> >> [ inaudible ] >> here's the latest radar, very wide storm from know scotia towards south carol
>> [ yelling] raucous night at the oakland city council meeting where large crowd demanded answers in officer involved shooting. good evening. >> about half othat angry crowd was locked out of tonight oakland city council meeting tlvlt was talk of overflow room but none was made available. abc 7 news reporter was in the thick of it and he's live at oakland city hall for us right now. allen. >>reporter: two weeks ago the same demonstrators forced the city council to cancel their meeting. the plan this time by the city was to limit the seating so that police could control the crowd. city manager decision to close off the balcony for safety purposes setoff the crowd before the meeting even started. with limited seats the overflow crowd refused to watch on tv in a separate room. extra police were called in to guard the doors. l 30. will be no business as usual in oakland until there's justice for. >>reporter: they demand police report on the officer involved shooting death of 18-year-old allen bloom ford. police believe the high school senior had a gun when they shot him las
and one-half miles to city hall. it will be all hands on deck for bart as the transit agency expects record ryder ship with giant fans across the bay area heading to the parade. the best way to avoid long lines heading to the giant parade is to purchase a roundtrip ticket. also bart is recommending that daily commuters get to the station and hour earlier than usual in anticipation of large crowds going to the city. >> our daily commute riders left to be at work at 9:00 a.m. in the city need to know they need to leave a lot earlier p. >> the lots are open to the ppublic after 10:00 a.m.. >> there will run more buses this morning and afternoon if you are coming from across the bay more ferries will be running as well. if you are going to the parade here is the route. it will start near the ferry building heading west on market street. then it will make a right turn on mcalester from there it will go 4 blocks to civic center plaza. at civic center there will be a stage set up for the victory celebration. crosstrees along market and mcallister streets will be closed for much of the day.
my son. >> the five deaths now make 90 homicides on the year for the city of oakland. >>> tempers are flaring right now outside oakland city council chambers and it's getting very loud. chamber doors have been closed, locking people out of tonight's meeting. protestors are upset that city leaders are restricting public access to meetings that citizens have a right to attend. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is there. what can you tell us about what's going on right now? >> reporter: right now, take a look behind me. you can see several dozen demonstrators on the front steps of city hall. they are relatively calm. but inside, we're told it just got even more chaotic than it's been over the last half hour as the fire marshal just declared that it's unsafe so they are trying to disperse the crowd. these pictures taken about 20 minutes ago. these are folks who were trying to get into the city council chambers, couldn't get in and they are letting the police know that they're upset about it. some of these folks are family members of allen blue ford a man killed in an officer- involved shooti
. >> the city shut down david letterman had to make some changes. we have no studio audience but by god we have quite a show for you. >> president obama and republican challenger mitt romney altered or canceled campaign stops. >> and i.m. at paine reporting. >> a ripple effect is caused by the storm. video from s f ocean and the cancellations on the flight status for dozens of flights. officials recommend you call your airline or go check your flight online before heading to the airport to confirm your flight. bay area chapters of the red cross super storm sandy. meanwhile the red cross is conducting blood drives in unaffected states. officials said they have been 100 blood drive campaigns in 11 east coast is already due to the storm. >> on hurricane sandy when that storm is now and where it is expect to go. plus a look at our weather. >> to put some of this into perspective 13 ft. storm surge flooded manhattan's tip. sandy has been downgraded to a poster of all cyclone. we saw the maximum sustained winds of 60 mi. per hour. i want to take a wider look at the storm and you can see how massive i
for this blockbuster party. >>reporter: take a look at this san francisco city hall of low in the color orange the lights have been switched out in honor of the san oroszko giants. the team's colors are seen here as they placed balloons on the san francisco-enjoy it's a major transformation. speaking at a news conference the mayor promised that is going to be a grand event and it certainly seems to be unfolding that way >> as you know this was such a team effort. we decided that we would get a city team to gather to have a great, great celebration. >> to announce these details there are going to be at least 20 trucks of colored confetti. thousands of balloons and players will be an open vehicles so they ca that is the change from 2010. >> a little different in 2010 when if you recall many of the players were put on the cable cars. a lot of the fans said they could not see them. they had to go from one side to the others of this time there are individual vehicles. >> other specifics. >> they will come up market street. and turn on mcallister and to make their way down towards the plaza. towards
at oakland city hall last night. >> can you remove those people who are protesting and refuse to take their seats. >> they say the police shooting of alan blueford back in may was unwarned and -- unwarranted and unjustified. >> you can see the pain in my eyes my heart is broken but you turn away from me and act like it don't matter, alan blueford is gone... >> he gave his copy of the report to the alan blueford family but it still remains with unanswered questions. alan blueford pointed a gun at an officer. >>> and it came with the release of a court appointed review. they exam anybodied nine police shootings and it states they were sympathetic towards fellow officers and in several cases officers who opened fire did not face an immediate threat. some of the officers could potentially be disciplined. >>> president barack obama and mitt romney face off tonight in denver. the format will be a little different than past presidential debates. we will hear what issues will get special emphasis tonight. >>> all lanes are back open after a big accident at about he 10:30 last -- at about 10:3
at least two years following its scheduled opening next year. san francisco would be the host city, but here's how the selection process works. santa clara will first vie with miami to host super bowl 15 in 2016. the losing state will then go head to head with houston to host super bowl 51 the following year. final vote is expected to take place next mae. last year's super bowl ma donna headlined. the act shows us this season game in february. >>> continuing coverage of this evening's memorial service for ambassador chris stephens. sharing memories of the man graduating from uc berkeley and law school before serving his country in libya. david stevenson is in san francisco now where the event is a rotunda there in city hall. >> gasia, ambassador stevens had strong ties to the bay area and those paying tribute to him at city hall from federal to international citizens. the crowd heard from former u.s. secretary of state, representative barbara lee out of oakland and the lib yan ambassador to the united states. organizers plan for a thousand guests at city hall. the service came toge
there is is a big mess in downtown oakland after protestors targeted institutions from banks to city hall. tara moriarty is live in downtown oakland covering the effort to repair vandalized buildings. >> reporter: some of the windows that protestors smashed have been boarded up but others have not. there is a gaping hole here in the front glass doors to city hall. there is a security guard here keeping watch. demonstrators threw paint balls and smashed windows not only at city hall but the oakland tribune office, the berkeley national lab office and three banks. the group of 200 people gathered at frank ogawa plaza last night at 6:00 and timed the rally to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the start of the u.s. war in afghanistan. around 7:15 the group headed north of west grand avenue and circled back to city hall that is when the violence broke out. two luxury cars were vandalized. protestors are taking their anger out on the wrong people. >> we work hard for our money. >> we are arch people and that is sending the wrong message. >> reporter: the march lasted only for 40 minutes and polic
cause catastrophic destruction, hurricane sandy picking up steam, moving toward the biggest cities on the east coast. >> a ripple effect for travelers in the bay area. we'll tell you about how many flights are cancelled leaving sfo into the east coast this morning. >>> good morning to you, welcome to a brand new day, monday october 29th. i'm dave clark. >> good morning i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve called it a bomb of a weather system. >> this will be historic. >> okay. >> i mean, it is amazing how big this system is back there. it could get stronger, it is getting stronger. this will have a big impact maybe all the way to the election. what happens if people don't have power? this may be felt well into next week and beyond. >> we have a very, very thick fog pattern, a dense fog advisory is out. we'll have more on the giants' victory parade and halloween. >> traffic is now very feeling and this is the east shore picture we normally can see. you can see a couple cars through here because of the fog. this morning we're looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is light
know what the city is doing to make sure things go as smoothly as possible. >> reporter: we are at the america's cup official store. if you look here to your right, you can see one northbound lane there, will be shutdown this weekend between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access to the hub of all of the activities. around 6:30 this morning, a military convey, led by police came through in preparation for fleet week. today is also the quarter finals for americas cup with races scheduled this weekend. estimated to draw 40,000 people to the bay. evmember of the police force will be out. leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year, 3 million people are expected to attend. the blue angels will be flying over head, practicing today. catch a quick peek practicing this afternoon and shows saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week. here is a look at the big events we talked about earlier , the giants taking on the reds in the national league playoffs and the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. niners
york city now you see that crane that is still dangling the storm made landfall with 95 mile an hour winds and you see it there blew part of that crane over it is dangling above the street and police have blocked off the area below. now more than 12 hours later strong rain, wind, even snow continuing to pound the eastern seaboard death toll has climbed to 18, including 8-year-old boy killed when a tree fell on his home. 7 1/2 million people in the dark. for a second day in a row the new york stock exchange is closed this is the first time the exchange has closed for two consecutive days, due to weather since 1888. the development overnight from breezy point section in queens in new york, massive six-alarm fire destroyed between 80 and 100 homes, almost double what was first reported. 200 firefighters responded to the scene in the middle of the flooding, there are reports minor injuries. no word on the cause of this massive fire or how the flood waters impacted the response for firefighters. >>> sandy has shutdown new york city's transit system the authority said the subway has never
towards the highrise towards foster city, no fog on the span. fog bay bridge in sections, patchy, thick, carquinez bridge with a fog advisory, richmond san rafael bridge thick fog. >>> san francisco's city leaders could find out today if the 49ers new stadium is super enough to compete to host football's biggest game. cornell bernard at the new site. >> reporter: good morning. the new 49ers' stadium is taking shape behind me. just imagine the super bowl being played here in the next five years. that's what the city of san francisco is hoping for as it finds out later this morning if it is indeed this running to host the super bowl in 2016 or 2017. the nfl requires the host team play at least two full season to qualify. super bowl would bring millions to the bay area and san francisco. a city which has proven it can host world class events. business owners say the pros of hosting a super bowl is amazing it >> i think it is aidan -- fantastic plus you have all the transportation issues to get to santa clara, very easy. phenomenal hotels, restaurants, hospitality >> it a wonderful idea. i'
-free in spots look at these temperatures 72 antioch, 62 fremont, 61 redwood city. 63 half moon bay. we are starting out warm. 55 in san jose, we are looking at temperatures warmer than yesterday we are going to start out with the warmth and even warmer with upper 70s around the bay mid 80s inland and we haven't gotten to our offshore flow yet. >>> good morning. fog-free on the golden gate bridge. roadwork north section slow traffic there confined to the south part of the bridge as you head into san francisco light traffic. roadwork throughout marin county. cortamadera to mill valley until 6:00 this morning. 280, 85 roadwork both ramps. 280 shutdown until 6 a.m. police activity valencia street in san francisco. >>> federal search agencies continue to look for pilot and plane that took off from half moon bay 24 hoursing aheaded for tucson, arizona but did not show up. the pilot's wife reported the plane missing. tail number n 72 ah. airport officials at half moon bay confirm the plane is not on the property, faa ordered search. registered owner is a man from florida it is not clear if he
in alameda, allie rasmous, account news. >>> a rally for scheduled at city hall this afternoon for stevens. he was one of four americans killed during the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. stevens glue up in the bay area, graduated from piedmont high school. the memorial is scheduled to begin at 4:30 in the city hall rotunda but the setup is already underway. this is from this morning. team coverage is today on account channel 2 news at 5:00. we'll also stream it live on ktvu.com. again the public is invited. >>> meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton is taking responsibility for security at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the obama administration has been criticized for reportedly denying requests for increased security at the consulate prior to the attack. secretary clinton says she has appointed an independent panel to investigate the attack on the conse. >>> san francisco giants heading to the midwest now. bound for st. louis where they will play game three of the national league championship series tomorrow. new at noon, kristen is live at sfo where the g
conditions. check out antioch. 69 degrees and union city. towards the north bay a nice comfortable day. petaluma. novado. downtown san francisco mid '60s and it looks like oakland will see 66. as we take a look at your weather headlines. sunny, mild. it looks like we will be slightly warmer towards tomorrow. with the decent conditions for the weekend and we have changes for the next workweek. temperatures will be cooling but the potential for wet weather continues. more on that coming out. in the meantime, your kron 4 7 day around the bay we will see warm conditions just in time for the weekend. in the traffic center, yes there is overnight construction but not monitoring in the hot spots. this is the approach to the bay bridge looking decent at all of the approaches. the san mateo bridge is only 13 minutes no problems of the 101/92 interchange. and also looking good coming from marin county. the green on the sensors for the east shore freeway on west 24 it is currently training.-raining-h west-24. towards the south bay near 87 also a little bit of a precipitation but towards the north
are right here in new york city. lower manhattan hit by a record storm surge of more than 13 feet. it has flooded streets and the ground zero construction site. just look at that dramatic photo taken there overnight. >> some subway station and tunnels or stations and tunnels are flooded as well. transit officials say the system, "has never faced a disaster as devastating as this." during the height of the storm, the island of manhattan seemed like it had been virtually cut off, with almost all of the major bridges and tunnels shut down. we've got it covered this morning. let's get the latest from natalie morales. she's in lower manhattan, battery park city. natalie, good morning. >> good morning to you, matt. it is a new day, and the worst of it may be over, but it is clear the aftermath of sandy, the devastation will be with us for a while. as you mentioned, main concern obviously is still flooding. president obama has declared new jersey and parts of new york major disaster areas. millions here are still without power up and along the eastern seaboard. we could be without power for up t
shot. both are expected to survive. no suspects. >>> another protest at the oakland city council the secretary in two weeks. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in oakland where the issue is a deadly police shooting. >> reporter: last night's meeting was heated and got emotional. as you mentioned this group of protestors is the same one that shut down the city council meeting two weeks ago and last night they came back but with a vengeance. >>> reporter: 50 protestors were locked outside as police guarded the doors. this group came to last night's meeting to speak out against the shooting of alan bluford the oakland teen who police say was armed with a gun when officer miguel mass so shot him dead. last night the council banned protestors from sitting in the rafters and set up overflow rooms. protestors say the city crusheddish that first amendment rights but city leaders say they put this plan in place for security reasons. >> i think it's a rule that's always been clear that if the crowd is too large for the room, then you establish a secondary place where people can watch. >> ther
captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >>> we're live in union city where firefighters are still on the scene after a four-alarm fire ripped through an apartment complex. we'll hear from one of those business owners coming up. >> plus, sheriff mirkarimi getting his job back. how he hopes to mend the big divide now at city hall. >> rain and thunderstorms in the bay area. we'll have details coming up. >> a commute takes you towards san francisco. we get a new accident reported on the upper deck of the bay bridge. details on that coming up. >> good morning, it is wednesday, october 10. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we begin with some breaking news out of union city. >> firefighter injured, several businesses damage at a strip mall there. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us. cate, i hear those business owners have got some tough news this morning, right? >> reporter: yes, that's right. i actually spoke to a couple of them still here sort of watching firefighters. as you can see, they are on scene hosing down making sure th
saturday. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> happening now, tension at oakland city hall where in the last few minutes dozens of people have been sdod leave city council chambers following some heated exchanges over a police shooting. this is a live look right now outside the meeting. protesters are demanding the police report on a shooting back in may that took the life of 18-year-old alan blooper. we are told the protesters got a copy of that report and protesters are still not happy. our crew was there earlier tonight and some protesters were kept out of the council meeting [ crowd chanting ] . >> the gallery and balcony inside the council chambers have been shut down. the city calls it a security precaution. we caught up with blooper's father about an hour ago as he marched with demonstrators. >> my thing is not to take over the city hall meeting. we want to make sure the city hall is aware of my son's death and doing something about it. >> two weeks ago a group of protesters interrupted the city council meeting forcing it to end early. >>> police in oakland are now investigating their fif
-- carquinez strait and delta, 10° warmer today, 78 in the city, 90 concord, 86 san jose. >>> so far, so good. problem by the -- san mateo east of the highrise the direction headlights are coming, i don't see much slowing i see activity with some sort of emergency vehicle headed westbound we'll follow this potential problem on the san mateo bridge. elsewhere west 580 before eden canyon stall blocking a lane southbound 880 near 16th, stall blocking there as well. >>> target is offering price-matching for upcoming holiday shopping season. it will match prices from several competing sites, including amazon, best buy, toys "r" us and "babies r us" the announcement comes after best buy and toys "r" us say they plan on price matching an -- as well. >>> crime rates in los angeles this past weekend the lowness months the police chief says the journey of the endeavour may have played a role, one million watched the shuttle as it crept along a 12 mile course from l.a.x. to the science center the chief says the it may have contributed to the calm times that fell obvious the city. >>> your voice, your vo
. >> and a big pile of dirt is sitting outside of san francisco city hall. how it's tied to a big event causing a big controversy. mornings on 2 begins now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome. i'm dave clark. >> i'm claudine wong. we are continuing to follow developing news out of castro valley. crews responded to a fire at a home on san carlos shortly after midnight. they found a body at the back of the house and alex savage said the fire is suspicious. >> reporter: that's the information we just got from a lieutenant. they have shut off the entire section of the street. we are being kept back from the home. this death is deemed suspicious by investigators. the body still inside this house. investigators right now are canvassing the neighborhood and talking to people nearby. they are waiting for a search warrant to go in and get evidence inside the house. we are show you what it looked like earlier. it started with reports of a small fire just after midnight. crews put the fire out and found a person dead inside this hou
chasing here. >> it's not cheap getting to the world series in any city. if you are trying to get there using public transportation tonight, the city of san francisco is urging you to use muni or b.a.r.t. we'll talk about that. i want to take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a lot of people trying to get into san francisco right now. this afternoon before the game, you are likely to see the same senator grow as people are coming in. it does look good. as you can see, you will be waiting for a delay. also the morning commute on 880, northbound and southbound, the traffic is moving along in oakland. if you are driving to downtown oak, it -- it should be a nice drive to you. the commute is looking okay. there is slowing on 101 especially after 280 getting into sunnyvale. things will be much better by this evening. we have the torrential rain. cool and breezy. but the rain will be ending. temperatures will be in the 50s. we've had some rain coming through. nothing too heavy but the pattern is about to change. it's coming to an end here as we see the low responsible for it. morning
business. coast. let's get right to cbs repor randall pinkston, in new yok city. >>> superstorm sandy roars ashore and slams into the east coast. let's get right to randall pinkston, live in new york city. >> reporter: i would be standing in the hudson river. it caused the waters to overflow the seawall. the danger isn't over. sandy roared ashore early monday evening, packing sustained winds of 80 miles per hour with gusts over 100. the storm blew out windows and flooded streets up and down the east coast, tearing up atlantic city's famous boardwalk. the storm cut electricity to more than two million homes and businesses. this is video of a power substation exploding in new york. >> we knew this was going to be a very dangerous storm and the storm has met our expectations. >> reporter: new york city has all but shut down. the powerful storm surge pushed the warytsz of the hudson river through the seawall and onto the walkway. tidal waters were sent into a major traffic tunnel linking manhattan and brooklyn. sandy's winds also caused a high-rise crane to collapse. it was left dangling over
hayward everybody at the limit westbound up and over highrise towardss to -- towards foster city. crews going out to reconfigure southbound four lanes -- >>> 5:10. >>> san francisco sheriff back on-the-job anything but business as usual. possible recall effort looming. ross mirkarimi talks to abc7 news about what hopes to accomplish. >>> the alarming rate seafood is mislabeled and what a powerful bay area lawmaker is demanding be done. >>> hours long, pay can't match the need, there are hundreds of job openings in the east bay >> first america's money report. >>> good morning. return to the stores consumers more confident as a result sales last month up 1.1% merchants saw gains in almost every category. yahoo's new chief operating officer will have a lot of money to spend. compensation package worth almost 60 million dollars to join yahoo. world's cheapest car heading to the u.s. no frills car made by indian conglomerate sells there for about $3500. the company plans to add a few frills and sell it here for less than $10,000. chee-tos popular has high levels of salt, fat and artificial
at the ceremony taking place right now in city hall. stevens death and the investigation into what happened is expected to come up in tonight's presidential debate. for now friends, family and strangers are gathered here at city hall to celebrate his life and his achievements. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today's service began with a tribute video to ambassador stevens. the video features chris stevens introducing himself as the ambassador to libya. it mentioned his accomplishments in the middle east. chris also expresses his accomplishments in libya. >>> there are a lot of things you can say about chris stevens one of them is he always seemed to be smiling. rita williams got to know his parents and today they shared stories about their son. including why his family called him ambassador years before he became a real ambassador. >> reporter: as chris stevens parents told me a few weeks ago they wanted to be sure that today this is a celebration of their son's life not how he died. >> that's chris as a brand new baby. >> reporter: his proud mothe
the heaviest rain has been throughout the morning from san mateo to san carlos redwood city into palo alto, watch out around edgewood drive, university avenue, oak grove avenue, ray road, right off the dumbarton bridge into east palo alto heavier rain this is slowly taking over south bay 237 starting to get wet it going to keep heading into san jose over the next hour. sooner you can leave in san jose, the better. everybody else if you can wait a little the roads will be more passable as we head deeper into the commute. today low to mid 60s increasing sunshine. here's sue with all those accidents. >>> speaking of san jose, live shot of highway 87 northbound past hp pavillion you can see traffic flowing nicely northbound right now no problems there. mike just mentioned rain at the bay bridge, you can barely see the cars headed to the toll plaza, rain affecting our cameras at the bay bridge toll, high winds there as well. bart still experiencing 10 to 15 minute delays san francisco station out towards pittsburg bay point two trains now have those delays everyone else is on time. muni and cal
, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say that the number of acts of vandalism i have been subjected to over the recent past causes me to believe that this incident is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> reporter: neither the mayor nor investigators will publicly speculate about why he is being targeted. davis has recently been confronted with anger over several officer involved shootings in the city and he last called on the attorney general to investigate. residents supported him. >> i think he is resilient. i am hoping things will go well. >> i think it's unfortunate that criminal elements is running rampant in our city. >> the whole city, it's about safety. >> they have provided extra security for davis and his family. the lieutenant in charge of the investigation says the possibility of domestic terrorism has not been ruled out. >> it's serious. any time you have violence against someone in public office, that is serious. >> davis says he doesn't fear for his safety and told me he considers it a bump in the
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